Residenz München {Munich, Germany}

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Today is the FINAL day of our exploration of Germany together. I hope you have enjoyed your time thus far! In case you have missed any of our trips, you can easily see them by going to: Exploring Germany Series. Today we are going to explore Residenz München. This beautiful residence in Munich housed Bavarian… 

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Schloss Linderhof {Ettal-Linderhof, Germany}

Hello friends! Today, on day 9 of my Exploring Germany series, we are off to visit Schloss Linderhof (Linderhof Palace) situated in the beautiful Graswang Valley near the village of Ettal. Okay, so do you remember {crazy} King Ludwig II we talked about when we visited Schloss Neuschwanstein on day 4? Well he owned and… 

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Weltenburg Narrows {Kelheim, Germany}

This summer we spent time with some good friends visiting Kelheim, Germany. We went specifically to go on a boat cruise to see the carved rocks of the “Weltenburg Narrows” of the Danube river. And it did not disappoint! One of the most famous points of Weltenburg is the Abbey established in 617. Weltenburg Abbey… 

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Winter in The Bavarian Alps {Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany}

  As promised, since we already toured the Bavrian Alps in the summer – I am going to take you on a mini exploration of the Bavarian Alps in the winter. We were blessed to spend a week there earlier this year during my husband’s R&R while serving on his 5th year long combat deployment…. 

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Flossenbürg Concentration Camp {Flossenbürg, Germany}

    I am not sure about you, but I have always had a fascination with history. Particularly history during the WWII era. Along with this fascination came a curiosity that made me want to visit a concentration camp in Germany. In my home state, of Washington, we have a popular fair, the Puyallup Fair,… 

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Schloss Neuschwanstein {Schwangau, Germany}

Today we are going to visit a very beautiful place – one that our daughter in particular was excited to explore: Schloss Neuschwanstein. This beautiful Bavarian castle was built by none other than King Ludwig II. Ludwig II was called the Swan King as he had a fascination with swans. The German word for swan… 

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